About Your Surgeon

Dr Joanne Goh is a corneal, cataract and laser eye surgeon based in Melbourne.

Dr Joanne Goh


Dr Joanne Goh is an Australian and internationally trained cataract, refractive and corneal surgeon. She graduated with Honours from the University of Melbourne and undertook her internship at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. Her ophthalmology training was completed in Perth, Western Australia. Following that, she travelled to the United Kingdom to pursue a further two years of advanced sub-specialty fellowship training in cornea and external eye diseases, cataract surgery and laser eye surgery at the Bristol Eye Hospital and the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

At Moorfields Eye Hospital, the world’s leading specialist eye centre, she was trained by leading authorities in her field and has acquired the latest surgical techniques in corneal transplantation, laser vision correction and anterior segment surgery.

Dr Goh has a special interest in cataract surgery, laser vision correction and the management of keratoconus. She also manages a wide range of disorders affecting the cornea, ocular surface and external eye.

She has published and presented her research at conferences nationally and internationally and has won numerous scholarships, awards and grants.

Professional Achievements

  • EuCornea 2017 Best Oral Presentation Free Paper
  • NHMRC Public Health Postgraduate Research Fellowship
  • National Diabetes Research Scheme Novo Nordisk Grant
  • ORIA Travel Fellowship Grant
  • Novartis Travel Grant
  • International Society for Eye Research Young Investigator Fellowship Award
  • The University of Melbourne Publication Grant
  • Melbourne University Abroad Scholarship
  • Bachelor of Medical Science Research Fellowship, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard University, Department of Ophthalmology
  • M F Manchester Scholarship, University of Melbourne
  • International House and SLG Scholarship, University of Melbourne
  • Dean’s Honours list

Professional Memberships

  • RANZCO (Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists)
  • ESCRS (European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons)
  • AUSCRS (Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency)

Publications & Research

A selection of Dr Goh’s publications can be found here.